Boeing727
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What About UPS MD11s...

Sun Jun 08, 2003 8:59 am

Well, we have these three beauties,

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...and we know that the B747 will not be repainted, but what about the MD11, DC8 and A300; when will we have the pleasure to see the new colors on those aircraft? Any idea? Any rumors?

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HlywdCatft
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RE: What About UPS MD11s...

Sun Jun 08, 2003 9:07 am

Why isnt the 747 getting repainted?
 
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RE: What About UPS MD11s...

Sun Jun 08, 2003 11:41 am

The first ex JAL MD-11 is already flying for UPS in a all white scheme (N270UP). I guess they will paint it soon.

I also heard the DC-8's are staying and will be painted.
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usairways85
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RE: What About UPS MD11s...

Sun Jun 08, 2003 1:18 pm

The UPS are slowly leaving the fleet and will eventually be replaced by the MD11's...so there is no reason to repaint them if they will leave the fleet within a year or 2.
 
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RE: What About UPS MD11s...

Sun Jun 08, 2003 1:27 pm

The UPS are slowly leaving the fleet and will eventually be replaced by the MD11's

eh?
 
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RE: What About UPS MD11s...

Sun Jun 08, 2003 1:57 pm

sorry:
The UPS 747's are slowly leaving the fleet and will eventually be replaced by the MD11's...so there is no reason to repaint them if they will leave the fleet within a year or 2.
 
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RE: What About UPS MD11s...

Sun Jun 08, 2003 2:50 pm

So they are not getting any more 747's?

I thought they may get some 744 pax and convert them in 2005. Maybe not then.
 
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RE: What About UPS MD11s...

Sun Jun 08, 2003 3:00 pm

The UPS 747's are slowly leaving the fleet and will eventually be replaced by the MD11's...so there is no reason to repaint them if they will leave the fleet within a year or 2.

Will there be enough MD11s? I think there are only some 200 examples flying and they are competing with FedEx and Lufthansa Cargo, which already have large fleets of them flying  Big grin
 
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RE: What About UPS MD11s...

Sun Jun 08, 2003 3:02 pm

I think the new c/s will look tits on an MD-11, the longer the plane the better the colors look. The 721 looks like one of those Avanti prop jets with the new colors *gag*
 
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RE: What About UPS MD11s...

Mon Jun 09, 2003 12:03 am

The first MD11 is in the paint shop now. The plan is to repaint all the fleet except for the 747s.
 
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RE: What About UPS MD11s...

Mon Jun 09, 2003 11:56 am

I can't wait to see the MD-11 wearing the new CS. I think it fits that airplane well.. hehe..